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  • Blair Witch

    Blair Witch

    ★★½

    The most worthy thing here is Valorie Curry's performance when she comes back and is absolutely *terrified*. I also got a big laugh out of the giant stick figure made with whole logs that she bumps into. A little surprised that some people thought the ending that showed a bunch of humanoid demons or whatever and gave you an entire tour of the house instead of, you know, causing actual tension, was a good idea. And it really sucks that…

  • Straight from the Barrio

    Straight from the Barrio

    ★★★½

    Incompetent in many ways but somehow endearing. It may just be that I like DY too much, for all I know

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  • Titanic

    Titanic

    ★★★★

    Let me start this by saying that it's the first time I see anything from this film besides the aerial shots of DiCaprio and Winslet. That said, here are some thoughts:

    - It surprised me how very explicit it is in its treatment of death, you can probably say "What other way could there be around it?" by I'm pretty sure some directors would've done it without, for example, several shots of people jumping from the ship (which brought to…

  • Enter the Void

    Enter the Void

    (Theatrical cut)

    Going to a screening of this seemed like the best idea, but it ended up being what's probably safe to say is the worst screening I've gone to.

    What was being screened was a squashed-to-16:9, probably pirated DVD with what looked like fansubs (no accents (Spanish language), terribly timed (sometimes too early, sometimes too late), and slightly inaccurate translations at times). That last part wouldn't be such a big deal except for 1. the volume was too low,…